infamy. >> ready, aim, fire! >> reporter: 21-gun salute for three men who still remember that day, veterans who witnessed the attack on pearl harbor. today the coast guard paid tribute to them and the sacrifice made by thousands who lost their lives. >> the surprise that the japanese had come this far away from home to attack us, i really was, i expected them to attack the philippines. as we were going out, you see the ships all the smoke and fire. 19-year-old kid, it is new to you, didn't really know what to think.